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  1. Create on the fly calculations

    Be able to create "on the fly" calculations similar to PI ProcessBook datasets.

    325 votes
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    32 comments  ·  Analytics / Calculations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We have started working on this feature that will allow users to define calculations on the fly in PI Vision.

    We’d like to learn more from you about what you’d expect when it comes to these types of ad hoc calculations in PI Vision. If you have a few minutes, please consider taking this quick survey:
    https://osisoft.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0cTRDc7PCTjYNrn

    Your feedback will help determine how this functionality is implemented.

    Thank you!

  2. SQC (Statistical Quality Control) Symbol

    Support for a dynamic symbol to display SQC data.

    323 votes
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    26 comments  ·  Symbols  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Support multiple time ranges for trends on a display

    Have the ability to support multiple time ranges for trends on a display.  For example a trend might be configured as showing the last 8 hours, another one as the last 7 days, and another one the last month.

    296 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Ad Hoc Analysis  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Support renaming of AF elements and attributes

    PI Vision does not support the renaming of AF elements or attributes or the movement of them within the hierarchy. After renaming or moving these objects, symbols referencing them will show No Data in PI Vision.

    267 votes
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    18 comments  ·  AF Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Allow the PI Vision Display Utility to export the configuration to a file and import from a file

    The current (2017) version of the PI Vision Display Utility requires both environments (source & target) to be connected. There is a need to be able to export and import those displays between systems that are not connected.
    If not exported to a file, it could, for example, use PI Web API to use the REST endpoint to export the display configuration and vice-versa.

    250 votes
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    24 comments  ·  Display Management / Displays Page  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Manually Enter Data for Attribute/Tag

    Be able to manually enter data into an AF element attribute or a PI tag from a PI Vision display.

    222 votes
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    23 comments  ·  Manual Data Entry  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Events Table: Show attribute values

    Be able to compare attributes from multiple similar events against each other in the events table symbol.

    User Story: As a process engineer, Lalit wants to compare attributes from similar events to one another in a table and sort by the columns of the table SO THAT he can use the attribute values to compare the events to one another.

    217 votes
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    30 comments  ·  Events (EF)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Snap to grid

    Wish there was a snap-to-grid option

    216 votes
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    24 comments  ·  Authoring Displays  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Print a display as a report

    Be able to print a display to be used as a 'report'. Include printing / saving as a .pdf. Consider an option to print the colors so it looks good on white paper.

    201 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Integrate PI Manual Logger into PI Vision

    PI Manual Logger is a product in need of a major upgrade.  The web interface is a step in the right direction.  Integration into Vision would be a big plus and give very good convergence between the two technologies.

    200 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Manual Data Entry  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We are aware of the interest in this integration, but at this time we do not have plans to integrate PI Manual Logger with PI Vision. I have updated the status of this item to reflect this.

  11. Font Size

    Can we have the option to specify font size for all symbols? There is currently no way to set font size in tables, bar chart/gauge, scale values in trends, etc.

    195 votes
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    14 comments  ·  Look & Feel / Styling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Allow sharing a display with edit permission

    As a display creator, I want to give other users edit permission on the display so we can collaborate in creating the display and so that other users from my team can make needed changes when I'm not available.

    169 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Sharing & Collaboration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. View Display Usage

    Administrators would like to have a way to know how often a display is used, and by how many users on a display management page.

    164 votes
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    14 comments  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Trend: Show data item descriptions

    Be able to view the tag/attribute descriptions on the bottom of the trend the same way that you are able to in ProcessBook. For those of us with large DB, it is very important to have this functionality.

    144 votes
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    20 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We are currently researching this item and evaluating it for a future release.

    If you have a moment, please let us know if you have a preference for how data item descriptions should be displayed in trends. For example, would you prefer to be able to configure the trend legend to show the item’s description, that the descriptions be shown under the plot area of the trend, or would you like them to be displayed in another way?

    Let us know what your preference is by adding a comment below.

  15. Bar chart and stacked bar chart

    I have summarized energy data for kWh consumption by day for buildings and plant that is written at specific end of shift day week points.

    I'd like to be able to have this display as a stacked bar where the various plant consumption components are shown as a proportion of the bar and the height of the bar is the sum of the components.

    Classic stacked bar chart.

    134 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Symbols  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Wrap text in PI Vision table

    Wrap long string values (word wrap) in a table so the entire text can appear on the display.

    122 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Symbols  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Multiple y Axis

    Currently ProcessBook and coresight trend only provide one Y axis.
    We would to have 2 Y axis to plot different parameter for an asset. Example: Flow parameters can be plotted on Y axis on the left and temperature can be plotted on Y axis on the right"

    Each trend in trend group must have one horizontal (X axis) and two vertical axis (Left Y and right Y). Users should be able to assign a tag plot to either of the Y axis in trend

    117 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Authoring Displays  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Switch between elements in PI Vision mobile

    As a user of PI Vision on a mobile device, I need to be able to use existing element-relative displays on the mobile website and swap between assets so that I can dynamically see relevant data for multiple pieces of equipment. The asset dropdown list should be available on mobile.

    112 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Mobile: Phone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Trend: Show cursor values while dragging

    As a process engineer, while dragging a trend cursor I'd like to see the process values. Currently, I can only see the value once I drop the cursor, I need to see the values WHILE dragging the cursor so that I can quickly identify problems in my process.

    This feature was available in previous versions (PI Coresight) and in ProcessBook.

    110 votes
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    4 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We are aware of the interest in this functionality but at this time it is not in our short-term plans to implement.

  20. Symbols: Make visible/invisible based on tag value

    Change graphics based on a tag value. For example enhance the multistate functionality so that is it possible to make a symbol visible when a tag/attribute value is equal to 1 and invisible when equal to 0 (or another condition).

    105 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Symbols  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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